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of flights are cancelled because of that big >>> new at 10:00, voters will decide whether to tax soda and drivens. noelle walker is live where the debate is between your waste line and your bottom line. >> reporter: the no on measure n are paying for billboards popping up all over the city. tonight the no on measure n people are trying to convince voters that a yes vote would be bet every for their health. sodas and fruit drinks are popular, accessible and relatively cheap. if measure n passes drinks would cost a penny more an ounce. >> init's a regressive tax that hurts the people that can least afford it. >> reporter: taás one of the arguments the coalition against the beverage tax is making the group spent $2.5 million to put up billboards and hire san francisco media firm, chuck finnie is their spokesperson. >> it's going to result for higher grocery bills whether or not they drink soda. >> reporter: without billboards the yes on measure n people are relying on town hall meetings like this one tonight, word of mouth and information on the impact on health because of sugary drinks
's jana katsuyama is live now in lafayette and tells us opponents of the tax measure are at work to get out the vote, jana. >> reporter: those teachers and governor brown are campaigning hard. but a recent poll show support slipping. today we found people on both sides of this issues battling for both. >> reporter: in contra costa county teachers stood on street corners for hours tonight urging drivers to support proposition 30. these teachers say if prop 30 does not pass, schools will have to cut costs. >> we're talking about 11 fewer days to teach the math, science, reading and language arts that is really important for our students. >> i would say this is about the worse i've seen. or it will be if this doesn't pass. >> reporter: governor brown put proposition 30 on the ballot to raise $6 billion that has been allocated this year for csu budgets. it would also increase the state's sales tax. the tax increase would not apply to gasoline or food. >> no on proposition 30, thank you for voting. >> the funding isn't guaranteed to go to the schools. my biggist concern is giving everyone mo
'm bentli bejan... thank you for joining us. topping our newscast ... an anti-tax organization is suing the california state univiersity system. the group says ... the c-s-u should not be using public funds to promote proposition 30 ... which would raise some taxes to fund education. update news tim vantress is looking into the controversy and has a live report ... tim. it's election season, and professors have to be careful when speaking about issues on the ballot. the state university system is already on notice. ">>>students are seen on campus promoting election campaigns virtually every day. herlinda aguirre, president, students for quality education: "we have a possibility, we have a viable opportunity to make a stop to this cut for this year." sometimes, even teachers join them . . . . . . but not while they are on the job. c-s-u monterey bay is being sued for this very reason. the howard jarvis taxpayers association claims a teacher sent an e-mail advocating proposition 30 with a university-given address. larry carr: (associate vp of public affairs): "as state employees, we are n
if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less than 50% of those surveyed in favor of it. at chabot college in hayward, rob roth. >>> muslims around the world and here in the bay area are marking a solemn yet joyous holiday. thousands of muslims went to the santa clara county fairgrounds to celebrate the festival with food and fun for the kids. the religious holiday celebrates abraham. >>> public money spent in questionable places. >> obviously there's some questions. >> the mayor of oakland's response to our extensive port investigation. >> the >>> continuing coverage now of our ktvu investigation into questionable spending at the port of oakland. n
for public improvements and ongoing revenue in the form of taxes. >>> word tonight apple's head of software development is leaving because he refuses to sign an apology. scott forsaw is expected to step down next year. the wall street journal says forsaw was asked to join the apology for the flaws within the mapping application. source saying it's only the latest clash between four stall and other top apple executives. los vegas police are thanking the public tonight for helping to catch a southern california man they say stole one and a half million dollars in casino chips. police say media attention last week generated the tip that led to the arrest. coal allegedly stole the chips from ve neegs on october 10th. they arrested coal near his mother's home in southern california and have recovered about $400,000 worth of chips. >>> a dispute over a campaign sign, several of them, escalated into a confrontation possibly involving a knife today. at the very center, a candidate's husband. as robert honda reports, it was captured on video. >> over the past several weeks we've heard many complaint
the ads are accurate. >>> government to brownies tax rate have slipped below the plus 1. 48% of likely california voters say will vote yes. 38% say they'll vote no. back in july it had 4 5-4%. it has 34% support 49% say they'll vote no. >> oakland city council member, is target of an ethics commission. an unidentified citizen says say illegally used this computer. he announced he would run at at large council seat. complaints seamed liking a sign of desperation by political opponents. >>> within a few years the entire university of california is going smoke free. ucla aknox today it'll ban all tobacco by next spring. starting april # 22, it will be prohibited. officials say they want to make ucla the nation's healthiest campus. >>> the prison has been put on medical lock down since fraud an outbreak of chickenpox. the prison has suspended visits. to the inmates with chick pots have been quarantined. >>> authorities say pinole police aired donald ray mckulla. officials say he was uncorporative and a deputy saved him he was later found unresponsive. >>> a northern california man today to
's tax initiative, and a school measure. down from 54% in july. 38 say they will vote no. 14% are undecided. the poll shows support for molly munger's alternative tax measure, prop 38 stands at 34%. 49% say they plan to vote no. 17% say they are undecided. >>> former palo alto mayor, gary fezino died last night. he served on the palo alto city council from 1977 to 1981. he is survived by his wife and 5-year-old twins. >>> we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business at chase.com/mainstreet ♪[ music ] ♪ i'm going home ♪ to my city by the bay ♪ i left my heart ♪ >> there he is, singer tony bennett made a surprise appearance today to close the celebration honoring the world series champs. his classic, i lef
for his tax measure on next week's state- wide ballot. >> vote yes on 30. >> the governor made the case for measure 30. the measure would provide funding to california schools. if it fails, automatic trigger cuts will kick in costing schools something $6 billion. they said that the legislature could reverse those cuts but the governor said today that he would never sign that bill. mitt romney is prom promising real change and bipartisanship if he's elected. >> i'm going to be with democrat, much more frequently than that, because we're going to have to work together. >> the former massachusetts governor held three campaign events in virginia today where polls show a very close race. whereas president obama returned to the campaign trail in benefits. >> he says that he's the candidate of change. well, let me tell you, wisconsin we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering, sure ain't change. >> new york's mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama for election. the -- climate change. and criticized mitt romney's visiting stance on global warming. consumer confi
francisco for an event at the commonwealth club. proposition 30 is his tax initiative to fund schools the governor says if it fails automatic trigger cuts will kick in costing schools about $6 billion. opponents though call that scare tactics. prop 30 increases taxes on those making more than $200,000 a year. >> it seems perfect college courses online for free. tonight the draw back we experienced as we explored this new trend. >>> and i'll track potential dense valley fog. we'll let >>> now to our continuing coverage of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without power in the east toll. the death toll has now climbed to 90. the road to recovery is just beginning for some. craig boswell has the latest. >> reporter: abo
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